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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 droop /ˈdrup/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Droop v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drooped p. pr. & vb. n. Drooping.]
 1. To hang bending downward; to sink or hang down, as an animal, plant, etc., from physical inability or exhaustion, want of nourishment, or the like.  “The purple flowers droop.”  “Above her drooped a lamp.”
    I saw him ten days before he died, and observed he began very much to droop and languish.   --Swift.
 2. To grow weak or faint with disappointment, grief, or like causes; to be dispirited or depressed; to languish; as, her spirits drooped.
    I'll animate the soldier's drooping courage.   --Addison.
 3. To proceed downward, or toward a close; to decline. “Then day drooped.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Droop, v. t. To let droop or sink. [R.]
 Like to a withered vine
 That droops his sapless branches to the ground.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Droop, n. A drooping; as, a droop of the eye.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a shape that sags; "there was a sag in the chair seat" [syn:
      v 1: droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss
           of tautness [syn: sag, swag, flag]
      2: hang loosely or laxly; "His tongue lolled" [syn: loll]
      3: become limp; "The flowers wilted" [syn: wilt]